Posts Categorized: Computers

  • News, People, Software, Technology

    High Voltage Data Removal

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    If you have ever placed data onto a CD or DVD you will know that once it is there it is there forever and even damaged discs can still have some data left on it and that is serious. So how to clear this data! Check out this high voltage method, it seems seriously dangerous… Read more »

  • Computers, News, Software, Technology

    Linux celebrates twenty years

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    It is an amazing but true fact that the Linux Foundation is celebrating twenty years and as such, they have produced this brilliant info graphic and video to match. We are interested in hearing about experiences found with Linux both good and of course the disappointments too! Source [Geeks are Sexy]      

  • Computers, News, Technology

    Commodore C64x ready for pre-orders

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    A short while ago the Commodore C64 was reborn as the Commodore C64x and for anyone who ever see these in action this would definitely be a blast from the past. For in its day the Commodore C64 was at the top of its game and yet its back! It is hard to see where… Read more »

  • Computers, Internet, News

    Millions of websites infected

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    The online security firm, WebSecurity has found that an attack started a couple of days ago, that started with 28,000 URL’s but this doubled quickly and so on, until at the last count it ran into one and half million websites and counting! A user should know that they are under attack when one of… Read more »

  • Computers, Laptop, News

    Keylogger found on new Samsung

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    When you find that your computer is infected with a badware such as viruses and malware, it is like a violation of your privacy, you feel cheated and used. So now imagine how you feel if your computer was infected with a keylogger by the manufacturer so that they could monitor what you and other… Read more »

  • Computers, Internet, News

    BBC site attack was router trouble

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    The other day the entire BBC network of site went down, setting off an avalanche tweets on the social networking site Twitter, with theories of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack and complaints of how this could even happen in the first place. Steve Herrmann, editor of the BBC news website “Normally this would… Read more »

  • News, Technology, USB

    The Freecom USB Clip

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    The award winning USB Clip by Freecom is a very interesting type of flash drive, it is not like your average device as it has a dual purpose. First up is the flash drive with a choice of either the 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB or 32 GB there is something for… Read more »

  • Computers, News, Technology

    How good is your password?

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    We all have different ideas on what makes a good password, but the trouble is with so many sites requiring a password is it good to use a variation of one word or some other way of remembering a good password! Well this infographic should help us understand the principle of producing a good safe… Read more »

  • Computers, News, PS3

    US Air Force PS3 Supercomputer

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    It seems that you no longer have to pay out £16 million for supercomputer, as it looks like all you need is enough Playstation 3 games consoles so that you can build your own, which is exactly what the US Air Force has done with the Condor Project! This started off as an experiment with… Read more »

  • Computers, News

    A jacket fit for a geek

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    We often get to see some amazing stuff here, but sometimes and it is only sometimes, something comes along that really stops us in a our tracks and this jacket is just one of those things, it is something that could be described as a show stopper, whatever that is! This is the work of… Read more »

  • Funny, Laptop, News

    The Revenge of the Geek

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    If you are going to steal a laptop, you had better make sure that you know who you are dealing with, because you may think that you are a bit cool and in fact you may even want to make a song and dance of it, but don’t do it in front of the laptop… Read more »

  • Mozilla, News, Software

    Check Out Firefox 4

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    It has been a while in the making and believe me when I say it is well worth the wait, check out the latest offering from Mozilla, the Firefox 4 browser. It is neat and tidy, much better than the previous version and offers many new features; you cannot go wrong here the browser is… Read more »

  • Computers, News, Technology

    The 25 most famous computer viruses

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    It is apt that we offer you twenty five of the most famous computer viruses to mark the 25th anniversary of the first computer virus. Yes, it was way back in 1986 when the “Brain” virus was launched, it came from Pakistan it spread around the world on infected floppy disks. The most dangerous is… Read more »

  • Broadband, Business, Computers, Design, News, Technology, Technology

    Brakes put on Digital Economy Act (DEA)

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    Rushing a law or act through parliament is normally the result of some serious event and that is why eyebrows were raised when the Digital Economy Act (DEA) was rushed through parliament during the last days of the Labour government. But now it seems that despite the act going through, implementing it is a completely… Read more »

  • Business, Computers, News, Technology, Twitter

    Twitter intros HTTPS connections

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    Any Twitter user who is concerned about the security of their pages, will be able to switch to the more secure servers using the HTTPS prefix, this follows a trial carried by the micro blogging site and some of its users. All the user has to do is go into their account settings and at… Read more »